Ron Darling worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. The Gwyneth Paltrow comedy "Shallow Hal" (2001) was Darling's first role. Darling then began to rack up a number of film credits including roles in the comedic sports movie "Mr. 3000" (2004) with Bernie Mac. More recently, Darling acted in the Dennis Quaid blockbuster sci-fi picture "The Day After Tomorrow" (2004). Darling was married to Joanna Last.